The Media Arts Show is a unique opportunity for students to exhibit/screen their work and see what their peers are producing.
Exemplary Media Art Award:
A student's work must show noteworthy content, a creative approach, attention to composition, and a command of craft.
Judges will look for:
Clarity of vision/personal or social statement, content appropriate for a high school audience
Creativity, inventiveness, originality, design, image composition
Craftsmanship, technique as fitting the media e.g. clear sound, lighting, shots, etc.
In order to be considered for a Presidents' Award:
Only those 12th graders who are graduating in June of 2022 may submit work to be considered.
Students must submit 3-5 works of art, film, video, or animation.
Judges will use the following criteria:
A student whose entire body of work shows noteworthy content, a creative approach, attention to composition, and a command of craft, is visually and technically outstanding.
Tom Gala Award for Sound and Music:
This is given in memory of Thomas P. Gala, co-producer of the annual Youth Media Arts Shows, who loved music and the arts – especially the unique expression by young media makers. The work that is chosen must include original student music or creative sound.